David Wray

Building teamsCareerCommunicationDecision-makingEffective TeamsempathyEngaged EmployeesLeadershipPurposeRapportRelationship BuildingSuccessTrustValues

Why is trust important? Trust is the foundation of every relationship we have, personal and professional. It is defined by Merriam-Webster as “truthfulness or accuracy, confidence in, rely upon confidently…”.  This means that every single decision we make or action we take… Continue Reading…

Building teamsBullyingCommunicationConflict ResolutionEffective TeamsempathyEngaged EmployeesLeadershipOvercome ChallengesPurposeRelationship BuildingRetain Talent

What does retain talent mean, exactly? It is being referred to as the “Great Resignation,” and as Gallup found, it’s not an industry, role, or pay issue. Gallup concludes that the current inability to retain talent is a workplace issue. Workplace issues… Continue Reading…

AdaptingBuilding teamsCommunicationConflict ResolutionEffective TeamsempathyGood QuestionsLeadershipmindfulnessPatienceRelationship Building

The foundation of patience Patience is captured well in the 16th century saying first coined by John Heywood “Haste maketh waste”, more commonly known as “More haste, less speed”. The underlying message: when we try and do something quickly, we will make mistakes and take longer… Continue Reading…

CommunicationConflict ResolutionCourageDifficult PeopleEngaged EmployeesOvercome ChallengesToxic workplaces

How do underlying workplace conflicts arise? Dilbert can bring out a range of reactions to the comic strip’s ways of resolving underlying conflicts. As humorous as Dilbert can be, the underlying theme of the cartoon is very real for many…. Continue Reading…

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What is a workplace pet peeve? A workplace pet peeve, often the source of employee complaints, are the little or big things that annoy, aggravate, and hinder you from doing your job as well as you otherwise would. This is… Continue Reading…

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